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Internship Opportunities

Intern

Position
Section / Location
Application Deadline
Department of Political and Peacebuilding Affairs – Department of Peace Operations (DPPA-DPO)
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 27 October 2021
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 05 November 2021
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 05 November 2021
Beijing, China
Application Deadline: 05 November 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 15 November 2021

Intern - Economic Affairs

JO Number: 147644

Transport Connectivity and Logistics Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021

Intern - Public Information

JO Number: 142161

Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021
Office of the Executive Secretary
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021

Intern - Economic Affairs

JO Number: 139635

Space Applications Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021

Intern - Environment Affairs

JO Number: 142159

Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021

Intern - Economic Affairs

JO Number: 145338

ICT and Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021

Intern - Economic Affairs

JO Number: 142160

Subregional Office for East and North-East Asia
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 30 December 2021
Trade Policy and Facilitation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Environment and Development Policy Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Communications, Knowledge Management Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Sustainable Energy Development and Utilization Section; Energy Connectivity Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Procurement Unit
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Incheon, Republic of Korea
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021

Intern - Recruitment

JO Number: 154848

Human Resources Management Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021

Intern - Statistics (162014)

JO Number: 162014

Tehran, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Investment and Enterprise Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 December 2021
Technology and Innovation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 January 2022
Disaster Risk Reduction Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 15 February 2022
Sustainable Urban Development Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 28 February 2022

Intern - Statistics (163897)

JO Number: 163897

Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 14 March 2022
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 14 March 2022
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 14 March 2022
Section on Countries in Special Situations
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 March 2022
New Delhi, India
Application Deadline: 31 March 2022
Section on Countries in Special Situations
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 31 March 2022
Technology and Innovation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 11 April 2022
Trade Policy and Facilitation Section
Bangkok, Thailand
Application Deadline: 01 August 2022

Internship Programme

ESCAP provides opportunities for students enrolled in graduate school/PhD programme, students enrolled in the final year of a first university degree, students having graduated with a university degree less than one year ago to undertake an internship with one of its diverse range of divisions and agencies, most of which are located at its Bangkok headquarters.

The programme aims to expose the intern to the day-to-day work and special missions of ESCAP, promote a better understanding of international problems, and to introduce the intern to the unique and multinational work environment of the UN organization.

The programme will enhance the intern's educational experience through practical work and/or research, along with providing the host division at ESCAP with able assistance in various specialized professional fields.

How to Apply

Interested graduate students who meet the Eligibility Criteria should submit their application through an online system: Careers portal, after reading the Job Openings of the Internship Programme. Please note the varied deadlines for submitting applications as indicated in each internship announcement, which is generally one and a half months prior to the start of the Programme

Eligibility and Conditions

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants to the United Nations internship programme must at the time of application meet one of the following requirements:

  1. be enrolled in a graduate school programme (second university degree or equivalent, or higher);
  2. be enrolled in the final academic year of a first university degree programme (minimum Bachelor’s level or equivalent); or
  3. have graduated with a university degree (first university degree, or second university degree or equivalent, or higher) and, if selected, must commence the internship within a one year period of graduation.

Conditions

  • The internship should not exceed six months, with a minimum period of two months.
  • The intern will not be paid by the United Nations and, will not be considered a staff member, hence, he/she will not be entitled to the privileges and immunities accorded to staff members of the United Nations.
  • All expenses connected with the internship, such as travel costs, travel arrangements, living accommodation, are the responsibility of the intern or the sponsoring institution.
  • The intern is responsible for obtaining any necessary visas.
  • The United Nations will not accept any responsibility for costs arising from accidents and/or illness incurred during an internship and the intern, therefore, should have a health insurance coverage.
  • There is no expectancy of employment at the end of the internship and the intern is not entitled to apply for a regular position at the Professional or higher level with the United Nations during the period of the internship and for six months immediately following the expiration date thereof.
  • The intern undertakes to conduct himself/herself at all times in a manner compatible with his/her responsibilities as a participant in a United Nations internship programme.
  • The intern must keep confidential any and all unpublished information made known during the course of the internship and not publish any reports or paper on the basis of information obtained except with the authorization of the United Nations
  • The intern will provide written notice in case of illness or other unavoidable circumstances which might prevent him/her from fulfilling the internship.